Newsletter

Openline April 1999

Posted on Apr 1, 1999 in Newsletter

A Quick Guide to the New OIP RulesRecent OIP Opinion: Disclosure of Police RecordsOIP Staff Update Processing Record RequestsA Quick Guide to the New OIP Rules The Office of Information Practices (“OIP”) has adopted administrative rules entitled “Agency Procedures and Fees for Processing Government Record Requests.” These rules, which took effect on February 26, 1999, ...
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Openline March 1999

Posted on Mar 1, 1999 in Newsletter

1999 Legislative Update:Bills Affecting Information Practices Recent OIP Opinion:Disclosure of Employee Misconduct Records 1999 Legislative Update:Bills Affecting Information Practices Health Care InformationSocial Security NumbersPhotocopy ChargesHate Crimes InformationMeetings of State and County BoardsOther Bills and Resolutions The Office of Information Practices is required to review legislation and make recommendations to the Legislature. One of the goals ...
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Openline January-February 1999

Posted on Feb 1, 1999 in Newsletter

New Rules Take Effect February 26OIP’s Rules AvailableQ&A: Charges for PhotocopiesBills Affecting Photocopy Charges1998 Annual Report Highlights New Rules Take Effect February 26 On January 29, 1999, Governor Benjamin J. Cayetano approved the Office of Information Practices’ (“OIP”) rules entitled “Agency Procedures and Fees for Processing Government Record Requests.” The rules, which take effect February ...
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Openline December 1998

Posted on Dec 1, 1998 in Newsletter

Rules Adopted Pending Governor’s ApprovalOIP Guidance: “Please Identify Yourself”Recent OIP OpinionsMele Kalikimaka!Staff Update Rules Adopted Pending Governor’s Approval On November 20, 1998, the Office of Information Practices released the statement below regarding the proposed administrative rules. The proposed rules create procedures that agencies must follow when receiving requests to inspect and copy government records. They ...
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Openline September 1998

Posted on Sep 1, 1998 in Newsletter

Proposed Rules Amended, New Hearing SetAttorney of the Day Service Proposed Rules Amended, New Hearing Set On August 31, 1998, the Office of Information Practices (“OIP”) held a public hearing on the proposed rules entitled “Administrative Rules on Agency Procedures and Fees for Processing Government Record Requests.” These rules, among other requirements, would have imposed ...
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Openline August 1998

Posted on Aug 1, 1998 in Newsletter

Public Hearing Scheduled for Proposed RulesWhat’s New at the OIP Web Site Public Hearing Scheduled for Proposed Rules Editor’s note: The Office of Information Practices’ proposed public records rules were approved for public hearing earlier this year. In May and June the Office of Information Practices conducted four informational briefings to explain the proposed rules. ...
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Openline July 1998

Posted on Jul 1, 1998 in Newsletter

Mid-Summer Report from the DirectorOIP Staff Update At the Crossroads:Mid-Summer Report from the Director Editor’s note: July 1998 marks another crossroads for the Office of Information Practices. The first half of the year brought a number of significant changes, including budget and staff reductions. The agency has a new administrative home (Office of the Lieutenant ...
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Openline May-June 1998

Posted on Jun 1, 1998 in Newsletter

1998 Legislative Wrap-UpRecent OIP OpinionsBrief Notes 1998 Legislative Wrap-Up The Office of Information Practices (OIP) reviewed, in total, 340 Legislative initiatives (including 151 carried over from the 1997 session) for their effect on government information practices during the 1998 Legislative Session. Of those measures, 269 were closely monitored as they progressed through the House and ...
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Openline April 1998

Posted on Apr 1, 1998 in Newsletter

Public Records Rules Approved for Public HearingNew Web Site for OIP: http://www.state.hi.us/oipWhat are the Agencies’ Responsibilities to Individuals? Informational Briefings Set:Public Records Rules Approved for Public Hearing The Office of Information Practices’ proposed public records rules have been approved for public hearing. The public hearings will be scheduled at a later date. However, the OIP ...
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Openline March 1998

Posted on Mar 1, 1998 in Newsletter

What Records Are Restricted or Closed by Law?Recent OIP OpinionLegislative UpdateOIP Staff Update “You Can’t Always Get What You Want”:What Records Are Restricted or Closed by Law? The Uniform Information Practices Act (Modified) , Chapter 92F, Hawaii Revised Statues (“UIPA”), opens State and county government records to public scrutiny so as to protect the public’s ...
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